Macon County

Recreation
Macon County offers both active and passive recreational opportunities for residents. The William F. Blanks Recreation Complex, a 20-acre park located in Montezuma, is the site of four athletic fields and a community center. County-owned Whitewater Creek Park, located approximately three miles north of Oglethorpe, offers a fishing lake with pier, boat ramp, man-made beach, picnic area, and hiking trail.

The city of Oglethorpe has two parks. North Randolph Street Park has two tennis courts and playground equipment, and South Randolph Street Park offers four basketball courts and playground equipment. Residents also have access to a walking track behind the Board of Education office on Buck Creek Bypass. Oglethorpe does not have an ongoing recreation program. A paved running/jogging track is located along Buck Creek Bypass north of downtown, and a walking trail is planned as part of a proposed historical park on the Flint River.

Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities
A walking trail is located at the county’s William F. Blanks Recreation Complex in Montezuma, and a hiking trail is located in Whitewater Creek Park (see above). In Oglethorpe, a paved running/ jogging track is located along Buck Creek Bypass north of downtown, and a walking trail is planned as part of a proposed historical park on the Flint River.

Other Recreational Facilities

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Whitewater Creek Park Located in Montezuma, GA, Whitewater Creek Park has walking and nature trails for enthusiasts to enjoy.

 

 

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